FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: No date available
»Therapeutic Categories: Analgesia/Addiction; Pediatric

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Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 12/12/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampoule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-01) Readily Available
50 mcg/mL, 2 mL ampoule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-02) Readily Available
50mcg/ml, 5ml ampule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-05) Readily Available Delay in shipping of the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 12/09/2016)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL; 1 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-31) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 1 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-21) Available Shortage per Manufacturer: Available Other
50 mcg/mL; 2 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-32) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/m;L 2 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-22) Available Shortage per Manufacturer: Available Other
50 mcg/mL; 5 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-35) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 5 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-25) Available Shortage per Manufacturer: Available Other

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 11/21/2016)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6110-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Other
50 mcg/mL, 2 mL ampul(NDC 0641-6111-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Other
50 mcg/mL, 5 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6112-10) West-Ward has inventory available. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

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